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8 November, 2019 - 16:34
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (third from left), Ms. Rasul-Bernardo (fourth from right), and Ms. Allian (second from left), with Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex (center), British Ambassador Richard Wood (right-most), and delegates from Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand 6 November 2019 – Dr. Amina Rasul-Bernardo, President of the Philippine Centre for Islam and Democracy, and Ms. Fatima Allian of the Women for Justice in...
5 November, 2019 - 16:59
The Embassy will be CLOSED on • Tuesday, 24 December 2019 , Special Non-Working Day (Philippine holiday) • Wednesday, 25 December 2019 , Christmas Day (Philippine holiday) • Thursday, 26 December 2019 , Boxing Day (Norwegian holiday) • Monday, 30 December 2019 , Rizal Day (Philippine holiday) • Tuesday, 31 December 2019 , Last Day of the Year (Philippine holiday) • Wednesday, 01 January 2019 , New Year's Day (Philippine holiday) Regular...
30 October, 2019 - 14:59
The public is hereby informed of the following change in procedure for processing of employment contracts of directly hired workers, per Memorandum Circular No 08-2019 of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA): “IV. All employers seeking exemption from the direct hire prohibition shall have the employment contract documents of their directly hired workers either verified by POLO or acknowledged by the Philippine...
25 October, 2019 - 09:57
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (center) and Third Secretary Christiansen Cabahug ((leftmost) with participants in the Our Ocean Conference Youth Leadership Summit: (left to right ) Dave Arthur Robledo, Bret Hart Gutierrez, Romina Therese Lim, Camille Cabujat, and Bryan Madera 22 October 2019, Oslo – Being a sustainability champion knows no age. Such is the driving force of the Filipino participants who are currently in Oslo, Norway, to attend...
23 October, 2019 - 10:38
Deputy Chief of Mission and Consul General Maria Elena Algabre and members of the Filipino community in Sweden discussed the requirements, procedure, and benefits under the Philippines dual citizenship law 20 October 2019, Karlstad, Sweden – As part of its Gender and Development programs on Filipino migrant women, the Philippine Embassy held an Information Briefing on the Embassy’s Services and Legal Aid for the Filipino community in...
19 October, 2019 - 16:35
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia visits various booths featured in Manila FAME 2019 including Junk not! which transforms regular plastic waste into functional furniture pieces 19 October 2019 – Philippine Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia expressed her support to the participating creative industries and artisan communities in Manila FAME - October 2019 edition. Dubbed as “the Philippines’ premier design and lifestyle event”, Manila FAME...
19 October, 2019 - 09:28
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (right) and Mrs. Shiela Teodoro DeForest who was crowned as Mrs. ECO International 2019 (left) 19 October 2019 – During her visit to Manila FAME, the Philippines’ premier design and lifestyle event, Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia met Mrs. Shiela Teodoro DeForest, the current title holder of Mrs. ECO International 2019. Mrs. DeForest won the title in June this year, in a competition held at Las Vegas, Nevada,...
17 October, 2019 - 15:18
Ambassador Batoon-Garcia (center) with members of the Philippine Boards of Medicine and Nursing 17 October 2019 - Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia met with members of the Philippine Boards of Medicine and Nursing. They had extensive discussions on the various functions of the two boards and how they could address the various concerns of the Filipinos in the medical and nursing professions in the countries where the Ambassador is...